ED Magedson – Founder
24 Hour Fitness - Boynton Beach1775 N Congress Ave Boynton Beach, Florida USA
24 Hour Fitness - Boynton Beach Shaq 24 Hour Fitness Steam Room Bacteria? Boynton Beach Florida
I'm a new memeber to the Boynton Beach 24 Hour Fitness (Shaq). After availing myself of the steam room about three times, I aquired a bacterial infection in my lungs resulting in pneumonia with a lung abscess. I was spitting up blood, was hospitalized, lost 3 weeks of pay, and since I was between jobs and didn't have health insurance, I am now saddled with close to a $100,000 hospital bill.
Instead of feeling better from entering the steam room, I not only got sick, lost income, and incurred a large debt, but with this abscess, pneumonia, and bacteria proliferation throughout substantial parts of my lungs, I will now have lower lung function from the resultant tissue scarring.
While in the hospital, a friend informed me that they shut down the sauna/steam room/swimming pool area for extensive cleaning. A manger has indicated that this was a scheduled cleaning and that during slow times -- each day -- they have an outside agency come in to power wash the sauna and steam room.
The manager failed to indicate if the steam making apparatus is cleaned. When I asked this manager about the schedule for cleaning the steam making apparatus, he looked at me with a look that demonstrates a lack of knowledge. He said -- after I filed an incident report that he said I could not get a copy of -- that a particular 24 Fitness employee will contact me. This report was filed on 6/11/14.
I believe I ingested/breathed in the bacteria late April or early May.
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 06/12/2014 06:24 AM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/24-Hour-Fitness-Boynton-Beach-/Boynton-Beach-Florida-33426/24-Hour-Fitness-Boynton-Beach-Shaq-24-Hour-Fitness-Steam-Room-Bacteria-Boynton-Beach-1154180. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.
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